Weinrebe Lecture: Ruth Scurr in conversation with Alexandra Harris

Ruth Scurr, Alexandra Harris
Event date
Event time
17:30 - 19:00
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Venue details

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Disabled access?
Booking required

This conversation between historian Ruth Scurr and literary critic Alexandra Harris will discuss Scurr’s recent biography, Napoleon: A Life in Gardens and Shadows, and approaches to writing the lives of 'Great Men'.

Dr Ruth Scurr is a writer and historian. She is a Lecturer and Fellow at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University.

Professor Alexandra Harris is a literary critic and cultural historian. She is a Professorial Fellow at Birmingham University.

The OCLW Weinrebe Lectures are an annual series named in memory of Harry Weinrebe, a philanthropist and the founder of the Dorset Foundation.

This event will take place in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium (LWA) (accessibility information).

Wolfson College currently operates a mandatory indoor face coverings and one-metre social distancing policy, and we can therefore offer 75 spaces are in the LWA.